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Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
. the squatters found a loophole, and the government is none too happy about it. >> we do not live in a state where property is theft and resources are allocated essentially by some central committee. that did not go very well on the other side of the aisle when they tried it, and i think we are in a much better place, and we should have proper social policies that address people who are casualties of society. >> he fought for the new law along with other british property managers. his job is all-encompassing. he goes before court, reports the legal situation and then serves the eviction notice to the squatters. >> it is an emergency service, just like a plumber. you have a leak, a bad tenant, you need to evict them, you call us. >> he will not be out of a job any time soon. he expects the number of squatters to grow as long as the government remains idle on social matters. >> totally understand it. until the government gets to grips with local councils and the housing shortage and build more properties up and help more people make affordable housing, there will always be squatting. >> arthur
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
as a french soldier wearing a german uniform fighting another country. >> for decades, the government in paris band alsatian german in schools. over the years, even families stopped speaking it as much. this has put many at a professional disadvantage. claude runs a franco-german business consultancy. he says that a number of innovative companies cannot and no longer expect to find bilingual staff in alsace. >> there are tens of thousands of jobs on the german and swiss border as well as in alsace itself. companies expect people here to speak excellent german, and that means french applicants do not get the jobs because their german is not good enough. >> he sends his children to a bilingual school. he tells them about various stereotypical images of germans and why they came about. >> for now, there's a divide here in alsace. on the one hand, there are people like us who have no prejudices who just think it is great to be able to speak french and german. but then there are others who are still very prejudiced about germans. >> under pressure from parental associations, the french government h
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